Indian Hand Pies


I am usually so focused on the main dishes when I make an “Indian Feast” that I never really think about appetizers.  For our last dinner, I had every intention of making these Curry Beef Pies (or Indian Hand Pies as G likes to call them) but because I couldn’t find any of the pre-made […]

The Reamer: Kitchen device or….


I must have walked past this thing a dozen times in the store and chuckled every single time. Really, how could you not giggle a little when you look at this thing? It really does look more like a pleasure toy than a kitchen tool. Mamma G took note, and got me one for Christmas. […]

12 year old salmon


Despite what you might garner from the title, no we are not aging salmon here in the FAB Whitby kitchen. What you see to the left is part of last night’s dinner, as created by 12 year old Duncan.

Cedar-Planked Salmon with Pasta in Lemon-Cream Chardonnay Sauce

We barbeque year-round, so now that the evenings are getting a bit chillier, we just plan on something a little more substantial yet still great for warmish-weather grilling! This recipe looks like it has a million ingredients and will take a lot of time, but really it’s pretty simple, once you see how it’s broken […]

Lemon and Fennel Risotto

Making risotto is kind of like making your own pasta sauce or pizza – the sky’s the limit – all you need is a little imagination and you’re off! What’s most important with risotto is understanding the method – then you can relax and enjoy. Be sure to invite your guests into the kitchen, as […]